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10 Things about Iceland

Iceland is an island nation located in North Atlantic Ocean, between Europe and North America continents. It is considered to be part of Europe. The local currency is Icelandic króna (ISK) and is not widely found outside of Iceland due to restricted foreign trading…

10 Things about South Korea

Republic of Korea (also more commonly known as South Korea) is a sovereign state located south of the 38th Parallel in East Asia. Seoul, official known as Seoul Special City, is also the capital and largest metropolis of  South Korea and has a population…

10 Things about Liechtenstein

The Principality of Liechtenstein has a customs and monetary union with Switzerland, maintaining no official border with the Swiss and also uses Swiss Franc as its official currency. It is one of the only two double-landlocked countries in the world, bordered to the east by…

10 Things about Shanghai

Shanghai is also known as Hu (沪), the official abbreviation. It is this chinese character 沪 that one sees on motor vehicle licence plates registered in Shanghai. It is a port city on Huangpu River, and is situated on the estuary of Yangtze River. Huangpu…

10 Things about Italy

Italy, or Italia in Italian, has an official name called the Italian Republic and is shaped like a boot. Rome, the capital, has a population of 3 million and is nicknamed the ‘Eternal City’. It borders Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. Its…

10 Things About Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of Japan, and the home of the Japanese Imperial Family. There are about 12 million people in the official metropolitan area alone. 2 airports serve Tokyo – Narita Airport (成田空港) and Haneda Airport (羽田空港). Narita handles most of the international…

10 Things About Switzerland

Switzerland’s official name is Swiss Confederation (Confoederatio Helvetica in Latin) hence explaining its official abbreviation CH. Switzerland is a land-locked country in Western Europe bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria & Liechtenstein to the east. The capital…